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Asian stocks follow Dow higher, European shares tepid

Asian stocks follow Dow higher, European shares tepid

Asian stocks rise following another record day on Wall Street, while European stocks wobble in early trading, buffeted by more political and economic uncertainty

Court: Star Chinese Investor Pleads Guilty In Stock Case

Court: Star Chinese Investor Pleads Guilty In Stock Case

A Chinese court says a star securities investor who was arrested following last year's collapse in stock prices has pleaded guilty to insider trading

Stopgap Spending Bill To Be Unveiled As Congress Finishes Up

Stopgap Spending Bill To Be Unveiled As Congress Finishes Up

Congress is quickening its pace toward adjourning late this week, marching toward a final vote on legislation boosting medical research and speeding drug approvals and readying a separate stopgap spending bill to prevent a government shutdown this weekend

German Factory Orders Beat Forecasts, Up Strongly In October

German Factory Orders Beat Forecasts, Up Strongly In October

German factory orders were up a far stronger-than-expected 4.9 percent in October compared with the previous month, led higher by orders for cars and vehicle parts

Indonesia Takes New Step To Combat Loss Of Forests, Fires

Indonesia Takes New Step To Combat Loss Of Forests, Fires

Indonesia expands moratorium on converting peat swamps to plantations, seeking to help prevent disastrous annual fires and cut the country's greenhouse gas emissions